Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has confirmed the arrest of suspected perpetrators of the violence that led to the demise of two folks in Omuo-Ekiti throughout Saturday’s Ekiti East Constituency 1 Home of Meeting bye-election, with an assurance that they are going to be delivered to guide in accordance with the legislation of the state.
The governor disclosed this when he paid a condolence go to to the palace of Olomuo of Omuo Ekiti, Oba Noah Omonigbehin in Omuo- Ekiti on Sunday.
He mentioned the perpetrators can be taken to courtroom on Monday and charged with homicide.
Fayemi informed the monarch, the Olomuo-in-Council and different stakeholders on the palace that the State Commissioner of Police had confirmed to him the arrest of these answerable for the violence.
The governor, who was accompanied by the Senator representing Ekiti South, Abiodun Olujimi; Commissioner of Police, Tunde Mobayo; Particular Adviser Safety Matter, Brig-Gen Ebenezer Ogundana (rtd) and different stakeholders mentioned the event had nothing to do with politics, including that the total weight of the legislation can be visited on everybody concerned within the violence to function deterrent to intending criminals.
Fayemi, who visited the crime scenes, additionally paid condolence go to to the households of the deceased.
He additionally visited a number of the injured on the Methodist Hospital in Omuo-Ekiti and the Federal Educating Hospital, Ido Ekiti (FETHI), the place he promised that authorities would settle the medical payments of these within the hospital and lend some assist to the households of the deceased with the intention to cushion their pains.
Governor Fayemi mentioned previous to the election, he had been participating Senator Olujimi and different main stakeholders locally on the peaceable conduct of the bye-election and the progress of constituency.
The Governor whereas talking with journalists on the Federal Educating Hospital, Ido- Ekiti, mentioned he was disturbed by the flip of occasion within the election, including that “There isn’t a election that’s well worth the blood of any citizen of this state.”
“That is unacceptable and people who are discovered culpable should face the utmost wrath of the legislation, however that may’t convey again these whose lives have been misplaced.
“I’ve visited all those that have been injured and I’ve assured their members of the family and I’ve additionally spoken to the Chief Medical Director right here and I believe they’re being taken care of with competent care.
“Authorities shall be answerable for all of the bills of the individuals who have been injured and people who have misplaced members of the family too no matter we will do to cut back the extent of ache, authorities will attempt to do this,” Governor Fayemi added